9queens - a national nonprofit organization dedicated to extending the benefits of chess to under-served and under-represented populations.
Toad style Chessmaster The RZA will be at the Chelsea Arts Center in Manhattan on Saturday to host and take part in a fast-paced, single elimination speed chess tournament.
Other celebrities (Wu-Tang members?) are expected to play, as well as two-time American Women's Chess Champion Jennifer Shahade. The Wuchess.com blog claims that the 'Wuchess Team' will making an appearance.
I used to wreck house in Battle Chess on original Nintendo. There is no question I would get it handed to me here.
It's happening from 3-6 on Saturday. Go here for more info: Chelsea Art Museum 9Queens Knockout Invitational
Check out some pics from the 9Queens Wuchess Fest that happened in NYC on June 17th (photos from the 9Queens.org blog)
- Hybrid Nation - Wu Chess Coming to New York City for 9 Queens Knockout Invitational
- Wuchess Blog
- Hip Hop Chess Federation